My Sweet Charlie. Written by David Westheimer. Lighting and Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner
. Costume Design by Jack Martin Lindsay. Directed by Howard Da Silva
. Longacre Theatre: 6 Dec 1966- 31 Dec 1966 (31 performances + 12 previews that began on 24 Nov 1966). Cast: Bonnie Bedelia
(as "Marlene Chambers"), Sarah Cunningham, Louis
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Louis Gosset | Lou Gossett Jr. | Louis Gossett | Lou Gossett | Louis Gossett Jnr. | Lou Gossett Jr | Lou Gossett jr.
6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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[on about his absence from 1970s blaxploitation films] Sometimes it was by choice, sometimes by coincidence. I did have other jobs during that entire era.
Conceived and co-wrote the well known song "Handsome Johnny" with Richie Havens
. As the opening act for the original Woodstock, Havens performed "Handsome Johnny," as the 8th song in that historic first set. According to Havens, "...(Gossett) had gotten it up to the 'Dunkirk war'...I brought it up to date..." (From liner notes in The Best of Richie Havens CD, 1993).
Often plays military commanders and authority figures